Holiday Spirit Bottle Bag
Crochet a cheerful bag for the bottle of cheer you bring for hostess and friend! For other seasons of the year, simply change the colors for a year-round gift-giving idea.
Pattern #: LW3206
Designed by Michele Wilcox
Project Type: Seasonal, Christmas
Skill Level: Easy
- RED HEART® Holiday®: 1 ball each 9040 Red/Silver A and 140 White/ Silver B
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6]
- Split lock stitch marker
- Yarn needle
Additional Supplies Needed:
3″ (8 cm) x 3″ (8 cm) cardboard
Gauge: 13 sts = 4″(10 cm); 8 rounds = 3½” (9 cm) in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Bag measures 12” (30 cm) tall and 6” (15 cm) wide
Inc (Increase) = 2 sc in next sc
dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops
Round 1: With A, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rounds. Place marker in first sc and move up each round.
Round 2: [Inc] 6 times – 12 sc.
Round 3: [Sc in next sc, inc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Round 4: [Sc in next 2 sc, inc] 6 times – 24 sc.
Round 5: [Sc in next 3 sc, inc] 6 times – 30 sc.
Round 6: [Sc in next 4 sc, inc] 6 times – 36 sc.
Round 7: [Sc in next 5 sc, inc] 6 times – 42 sc.
Round 8: Sc in back loop of each sc around; remove marker and join to first sc; TURN.
Round 9: Ch 1, dec, sc in next 19 sc, dec, sc in last 19 sc; join; turn – 40 sc.
Round 10: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next st and each st around changing to B in last st; join with a slip st in top of ch-3; turn. Carry unused color inside bag as you go.
Round 11: Ch 1, slip st in slip st, dc in next dc, * slip st in next dc, dc in next dc; repeat from * around, changing to A in last dc; join with slip st to first slip st; turn.
Rounds 12-29: Repeat Rounds 10 and 11.
Round 30: Repeat Round 10, but do not change color. Continue with A only.
Eyelet Round 31: With A, ch 4, skip first 2 sts, * dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn.
Rounds 32-34: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in each dc around; join; turn. Fasten off at end of Round 34.
With A, ch 75; slip st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Fasten off. Weave through Eyelet Round 31.
Pompons (Make 2)
Wrap B around a 3” (8 cm) board 45 times.
Tie loops tightly in center. Cut and trim ends.
Attach a pompom to each end of tie.
A, B = color A, B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated;  = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.